Stain Guide

Use our interactive stain guide to learn how to treat your toughest stains.

Stain removal to keep your favorite clothing looking its best. Quick and easy to use expert advice, the Purex Stain Guide helps you identify the right treatment for stain removal. Whether chocolate, wine, coffee, grease or blood stains - here's how to remove it. For the ultimate stain removal assistance on the go, download Purex’s mobile app for the Purex stain guide, free Purex promotions and more helpful laundry advice. How to use the guide: Not sure how to get rid of a tough stain? The Purex Stain Removal Guide is here to help! Just select a stain type, the cause of the stain, what fabric you need to treat and then click "get Results." It's that simple!


How To Remove Iodine Stains From Cotton

Always follow garment label instructions when pretreating and laundering your clothes. For colored garments, test an inside seam for colorfastness. If the garment is washable, follow the instructions below. Rinse back side of the stain under cool, running water. Then saturate the stain with Purex® Complete with Zout® detergent and work it in, let it set for 20 minutes. Rinse and launder with Purex® detergent. If the stain persists, soak the garment in a sink with a solution of one part Purex® Complete with Zout® to five parts water. Then reapply Purex® Complete with Zout® detergent and launder as directed above.


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